Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing
27th May 2017

Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A car-suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Khost province has claimed at least 18 lives on the first day of holy month of Ramadan in the country. Locals told Anadolu Agency the attacker apparently … Continued

Afghanistan: 25 Afghan policemen killed as Taliban storms outposts
22nd May 2017

Afghanistan: 25 Afghan policemen killed as Taliban storms outposts

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Twenty-five national and local Afghan policemen were killed Sunday in coordinated Taliban attacks on their outposts in the southern Zabul province, officials confirmed. Situated between the restive Kandahar and Ghazni provinces, Zabul … Continued

Afghanistan: Over 100 killed in Taliban attack
23rd Apr 2017

Afghanistan: Over 100 killed in Taliban attack

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Over 100 casualties took place among Afghan soldiers in the Taliban’s attack on an army corps headquarters in northern Balkh province on Friday, according to the Ministry of Defense on Saturday. While … Continued

Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts
14th Apr 2017

Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Kabul government has defended the dropping of “Mother of All Bombs” by U.S. forces Thursday on suspected Daesh hideouts in eastern Afghanonistan bordering Pakistan, killing 36 Daesh militants. Neither the US … Continued

Afghanistan: Survivors speak of horror at hospital attack, 49 killed
10th Mar 2017

Afghanistan: Survivors speak of horror at hospital attack, 49 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A terror attack on a major hospital in central Kabul has shocked Afghans hardened by decades of war, insurgency and terrorism. Staff, patients and visitors were among the 49 people killed in … Continued

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province
20th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – Twenty-five people were killed by snowstorms and avalanches in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, just days after more than 100 people died due to heavy snowfall across the country, according to an … Continued

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast
17th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack killed at least 12 civilians, including seven students of a religious seminary, in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday. Provincial authorities in Paktika said the roadside blast took place in the … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban suicide attack kills at least 10 in Helmand
12th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Taliban suicide attack kills at least 10 in Helmand

By Islam Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 10 people including security personnel were killed and several others wounded in a suicide attack by the Taliban in eastern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday, a government official said. Helmand … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber on Kabul courthouse killing 20
8th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber on Kabul courthouse killing 20

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 20 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside the Supreme Court building in Kabul on Tuesday, health officials said. The lone bomber targeted the building in the city’s … Continued

Afghanistan: Over 900 children killed in 2016 violence
7th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Over 900 children killed in 2016 violence

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Civilians again bore the brunt of violence in Afghanistan in 2016 that saw a large number of children among the 3,498 dead, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in … Continued

Afghanistan: Heavy snow claims over 40 lives across Afghanistan
6th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow claims over 40 lives across Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Over 40 people have been confirmed dead on Sunday as snowstorms wreak havoc on various parts of Afghanistan, prompting the government to declare Sunday as public holiday. The unprecedented snow in a … Continued

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border
16th Jan 2017

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border

By Islam Sajid and Aamir Latif   ISLAMABAD and KARACHI, (AA): At least 10 people, including three security personnel, were killed and several others wounded in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday. The incident took place in the Pachir … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing
12th Jan 2017

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Eleven people, including five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been killed in a double bomb attack in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. The attack late Tuesday targeted the governor’s … Continued

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6
1st Jan 2017

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6

By Islam Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least six people were hurt in an explosion near a mosque in western Afghanistan on Sunday evening, security sources have said. A device went off near the Imam Baqir Shia mosque in … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar
18th Dec 2016

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Gunmen killed five women who worked at the Kandahar International Airport in southern Afghanistan while they were en route to their workplace early Saturday morning, Afghan media quoting local officials said. The women … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 30 at Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul
22nd Nov 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 30 at Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): A suicide attack inside a Shia mosque here killed at least 30 people Monday. Col. Fareedon Obaidi, head of investigations for Kabul Police, told Anadolu Agency a lone suicide bomber detonated explosives inside … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban attack in US military base kills four
13th Nov 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban attack in US military base kills four

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): A day after a deadly suicide attack on a German diplomatic mission in Afghanistan, the Taliban managed to hit another foreign installation, this time the country’s largest U.S. military base. An explosion inside … Continued

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack
12th Oct 2016

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 36 others wounded when a gunman attacked a Shia Muslim shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said Tuesday. Police also said two grenades had been detonated … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle
27th Sep 2016

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The Taliban blasted a NATO vehicle injuring five people, the Pentagon confirmed to Anadolu Agency on Sunday. “Four Romanian troops and an Afghan linguist, supporting the Resolute Support mission, suffered injuries when their vehicle … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers
17th Sep 2016

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 30 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew up himself in a mosque in northwestern Anbar Tehsil of Mohmand Agency. tribal area, according to a local official Friday. Thirty others were … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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